genus Fragaria


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Noun1.genus Fragaria - strawberriesgenus Fragaria - strawberries        
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
strawberry - any of various low perennial herbs with many runners and bearing white flowers followed by edible fruits having many small achenes scattered on the surface of an enlarged red pulpy berry
beach strawberry, Chilean strawberry, Fragaria chiloensis - wild strawberry of western United States and South America; source of many varieties of cultivated strawberries
Fragaria virginiana, scarlet strawberry, Virginia strawberry - North American wild strawberry with sweet scarlet fruit; a source of many cultivated strawberries
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Strawberry belongs to the family Rosaceae, genus Fragaria, and is among the most widely consumed fruits throughout the world.
The strawberry comes from a perennial herbaceous plant, common name strawberry, belonging to the genus Fragaria (Rosaceae), which includes about 20 different wild species (HANCOCK, 1999).
Apterous strawberry aphids are diminutive (0.9-1.3 mm in length, Rondon and Cantliffe, 2004) specialists on the genus Fragaria and do not alternate hosts.